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Posted on: December 15, 2023 | Back | Print

Consulate General of India

Birgunj (Nepal)



The ICCR in cooperation with Routes2Roots, an organization working in the area of digital learning of performing arts and Centre for Cultural Resources and Training, an autonomous organization under Ministry of Culture of Government of India, is conducting online classes w.e.f. '15th January, 2024 for Kathak, Bharatnatyam and Odissi dance forms. The duration of the classes for each discipline will be one year and certificates will be given to successful candidates. 

2. The classes will be held by the following renowned artists:


Teacher 1

Teacher 2


Richa Jain

Ragini Maharaj


Kalashree Debasmita Thakur

Madhura Bhrushundi


Vrinda Chadha

Arunima Ghosh

  The CVs of teachers are enclosed at Annexure-I

3. The timing of the classes will be 03:00PM(|ST) and classes will be held on every Monday for Odissi students, on every Wednesday for Bharatnatyam students and on every Friday for Kathak students. A nominal fees of NRs 2700/- from students will be charged in advance for the classes with the Consulate latest by December 30, 2023. More details for registration can be found at Annexure II. 

4. The candidate can register themselves by scanning QR code. Candidates are also requested to share their details including full name, Father's/ Mother's Name, country, city, email id, mobile number, registered for discipline & deposit slip at hoc.birgunj@mea.gov.in . For any query or clarification, please feel free to contact the Consulate on Telephone no +977-51-532244 or through email hoc.birgunj@mea.gov.in


Standard Operating Procedures(SOPs) for registration of students for online Kathak, Bharatnatyam and Odissi Classes by ICCR in cooperation with Routes2Roots(R2R) and Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) 

1. ICCR is launching Online Beginner Level Classes in Kathak, Bharatnatyam and Odissi in cooperation with Routes2Roots, Non-Government Organisation and CCRT, an autonomous organisation under Ministry of Culture of Government of India. The details of the classes are as below: a) The total duration for the classes in each discipline will be one year.

b) The classes will be divided in four trimesters of three month each. 

c) The biodata of teachers alongwith syllabus and lesson plan for first trimester is attached herewith for reference and the lesson plan for remaining trimesters will be shared in due course of time.

d) The Minimum age for registration in the classes will be 17 years.

e) The fees for one year class will be NRs 2700/- which will be collected by the Missions/Posts/Indian Cultural Centers(ICCs) at the time of registration. 

f) The classes will commence from 15th January, 2024 onwards at 03:00PM(IST) for Odissi students every Monday, for Bharatnatyam students every Wednesday and for Kathak students every Friday.

 g) English language will be the medium of instructions. 

h) The candidates can register for one or more disciplines. 

i) There will be no midterm admission of any candidate.

2. Candidates will have to deposit a fee of NRs 2700/- (Nepali Rupees two thousands seven hundreds only) at the time of registration in the bank account of Consulate, the details of which are mentioned as under:

Name of the Bank and Branch : Nepal SBI Bank Ltd, Birgunj Branch

Account Name : Consulate General of India, Birgunj

Account Number : 18025249000196

Account Type : Current

3. The link, username and password for classes will be shared by CGI, Birgunj. The participants will be able to access the classes online. The infrastructure/ technical requirements for attending the classes is as under:

a) A computer/ LED Display preferably 55 inches and above with webcam and microphone 

b) Internet connection 

4.  The CCRT will conduct periodic evaluation of the students and issue certificates to the students on successful completion of the classes with minimum 75% attendance. The hardcopies of the certificates will be provided to the participants by CGI, Birgunj.

Annexure- I 

Bharatnatyam Beginner

Kathak Beginner

Lesson Plan Online classes

Odissi Beginner

QR code